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By: Maya Osterman, Lead Facilitator  With our current political climate, I find myself constantly questioning am I doing enough. I wonder if I am complacent. Why do I not feel anger like others? I am conflicted and saddened…nervous even. Am I doing everything I can including using my privilege to advocate and elevate the voices […]

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By: Sabrina Bovay, Board Chair 2016 has been a year of change for me as I continued to volunteer for Mirror Image Arts. I joined the Board of Directors in late 2015 and just as I was getting accustomed to the group, I decided to take a sabbatical with my husband to go travel the […]

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By: Ally Fleckenstein, Teaching Artist Andrea, Meghann and I met before my 3 month travel abroad. We discussed sharing anything that served as inspiration to me during my incredibly journey. They also challenged me to discover what I believe my aesthetic is as an artist. I loved their challenge because I have never thought about […]

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I have been a part of this organization for nine years. As I write this post, I find myself needing to take a moment to reflect on that number. Wow! The time has really flown, and there is still so much more opportunity to explore. It’s thrilling! Through the years I have held a variety […]

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This week we had an amazing 6th day of our “Finding You Voice” program. The complex and honest stories of the characters are the heart of this program, and are the key to getting our participants to engage. One of our activities, Forum Theatre, allows youth to step into the shoes of the characters in […]

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As I transition into my new role as the Programs and Partnerships Director I am experiencing many “firsts” this fall; meeting our clients and partners; building our first two year residency program,”Speak Up, Speak Out!”, piloting a new 6 week follow up to our current bullying prevention program, and on-boarding our newest miARTIST. Each of […]

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Mirror Image Arts is excited to announce that with the assistance of the Colorado Health Foundation Grant, we are able to grow our staff team to include a full-time Programs and Partnerships Director. We are thrilled to share that we have hired Meghann Henry. Meghann’s most recent work was with the Mizel Arts and Culture […]

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Uncomfortable.  Anxious. That was before I even got to the La Alma Center for the Civic Practice Development Workshop! I’m not a theater person and going into a workshop that focused on “Civic Practice” had me a little nervous.  However, all my anxiety was put to rest almost immediately. With James Hart and Michael Rohd […]

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There are special moments in the program where I, as a teaching artist, feel as if I am truly making an impact and a difference in my community. Recently, there was a moment during the 5th session of our 7 week program, Finding Your Voice, where we were working with youth to identify ways they […]

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What is passion? No, really, what does it mean to have passion, to be passionate, to show compassion? These words are always defined but it’s impossible to truly understand real passion until it knocks at your door. I never really saw myself in this type of work; I barely knew it existed. However, when I […]

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